[TriLUG] partitioning advice
mamclean at eos.ncsu.edu
Tue Dec 18 10:54:21 EST 2001
Peter Long wrote:
> To all linux gurus:
> What is the best way to partition your harddrive space so that it is
> easier to manage upgrades?
My current scheme is:
/home the rest
from there, I symlink /usr/local to /home/usr-local
and I really ought to set up a cronjob to sync /etc to somewhere on the
home partition too.
Not sure if this is optimal, but my "upgrade" from 7.1 to 7.2 by
installing over the old root was fairly painless. I ended up having to
re-add all the users and chown their home directories though.
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